Fitzroyalty

Hyperlocal news about Melbourne's first suburb: Fitzroy 3065

Fitzroy history – Wood v Roy

I’m not interested in football so, apart from sarcasm, it is not a topic you’ll read about here. I’m making an exception for this charming postcard c1906 depicting a game between Fitzroy and Collingwood. I’m not sure why the Collingwood players have moustaches while the Fitzroy players are clean shaven – is it a subtle signifier of identity?…

lunch at the Johnston St Spanish Fiesta 2009

Last Saturday afternoon (before the rain) was the best time to be at the Johnston St Spanish Fiesta. The cooler weather meant it was busy, but as not overwhelmingly crowded as last year, and there was lots of delicious food to sample (from top down): taquitos from Los Amates, sweetcorn hotcakes with salsa and coriander yoghurt, empañada de queso and picarones.…